I am Victoria Ushkanova 

I was born in Grozny. I grew up in Moscow where I studied art.

 

 I am a photographer and visual artist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

I have 19 years of experience in photography.

I love yoga and try to be conscious in this world.

My photography is a vision and a connection with humanity.
 

                           Selected by FRESH EYES (is presenting the greatest photography talents from Europe)/GUP Magazine

                                           New Dutch Photography Talent 2019 /GUP Magazine
                                           Winner of the Nikon Photo Contest 2017 Professional Portrait Category Russia.

 

 

 

 

Victoria Ushkanova CV

 Photographer and media Artist studied art and fashion photography. 
 

Art Experience

 

2019      Group exhibition in De Markten, in Brussels, 12 Sep - 21 Oct. 

                                       Curator Sanne Schim van der Loeff ( World Press Photo Foundation).

 

2019      Selected Fresh Eyes Photo /GUP Magazine

 

2018      Selected for the "New Dutch Photographer Talent 2019»/GUP Magazine, Melkweg Gallery  Amsterdam

 

2017      "Marina" Winner 1 place Nomination "Professionals Portrait" 

                                        Nikon ''At the Heart of the Image -2017'' / Nikon Russia

 

2015       Unseen Photo Fair & Festival  / participant  Video art "Typology" 13 min / Amsterdam

 

2013       Videodance "Displacement"/ participant EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL/ 35 mm Moscow

 

2013       Videodance "Displacement"/ Performance Art Festival/ Open-Air Stage Theater Moscow

 

2013       Collaboration/ Koktebel Art Residence /Krym

 

2013       Collaboration with artist Kseniya Sorokina/ Video/ 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

 

2013       Video / River Scene a project by Wiliam Speakman and Theo Tegelaers(TAAK Amsterdam)/ Nikola-Lenivets

                                         5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

 

2012.09   Video Art/ William Parke, Patricia Parker/ Residence Nikola-lenivets/ Russia

 

2012.07   Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START Project, WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

 

2012.07   ARTIST'S BODY/ performance Victoria Ushkanova / MMOMA Moscow/

                 Biennale Young Art/ http://juliafertig.de/?p=421

 

2012.08   Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow

 

2012.05   Laboratory KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV / PLATFORMA project / Media performance 

                                          WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow      

 

2012.03   Collaboration, documentation of project Niwa Yoshinori / Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan/  MMOMA Moscow

 

2011         Video art ‘Fishway’ collaboration with composer Anna Mikhailova/ Media Table May/ MediaArtLab -Moscow

 

2011         Cinematographer/ Independent film

 

2010         Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START project WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

 

 

Photography workshop

 

       http://fotodepartament.ru :

 

2012          WANDERING FORMS/ Alina Belishkina

 

2012           Potential acute// Alina Belishkina

 

2011           PHOTOGRAPHY. OBJECTIFICATION OF THE VOID/Alina Belishkina                

 

2011           The Nordic Photography: Experience Self-portrait LINA SCHEYNIUS                 

 

2010           International Summer Photo workshop/ WANESSA WINSHIP,

                                         UK, Agence VU Storytelling: Portrait Within the Environment

 

2008           International Summer Photoworkshop PAVEL SAMOKHVALOV

 

2009-2010  Workshop Art Director/ VGIK/ Russian State University of Cinematography

 

 

Art workshops

 

2013            Art Project by Theo Tegelaers/TAAK.ME and William Speakman.

                                            A three-day journey on the Ugra River in Russia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NE5FNccafO0

 

2013             Koktebel Art Residence

 

2012.08        Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow/Video

 

2012.09         Art Residence Nikola-lenivets/ William Parke/ Patricia Parker /Video

 

21012            ImPulsTanz 2012/Benoît LACHAMBRE/ Angélique WILLKIE/Linda RABIN /Workshops

 

2011–2012     MMOMA/Laboratory of Performance Media

 

2011–2012     MMOMA/School of Contemporary Art "Free Workshops»

 

2011-2011       WACADEMY/ OLGA Shishko Media Art

 

2010–2011     Moscow Museum Of Modern Art School /MMOMA of Contemporary Art  "Free Workshops"

 

2000-2004      MGUS Institute for Applied Design, Art and Fashion photography

 

1997-2000      MGUS Institute for Applied Design, costume design (ba)

 

Work experience

 

2013.. until now - Documentation of project, events and portrait for cultural platform http://www.taak.me/ 

                          - Series of portraits

 

2008-2013      Photographer, Burda Publishing House Moscow, editorial covers fashion for magazine ‘’GIRL’’ and other magazines